Flash flood hits car parking at Baltal Yatra camp

Srinagar

Police on Tuesday said that a flash flood hit a car parking area at Baltal base camp of the Amarnath Yatra, however, there were no reports of any damage or loss of life.

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Taking to a social networking site Twitter, Police wrote: “A minor flash flood at Baltal (in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district) car parking. Men & machinery on job for dredging and creating additional flood channels. Camp area absolutely safe. Irrigation & Flood control Deptt (department) machinery alert. Small vehicles being shifted to Truck yard at Sonmarg (sic).”

Meanwhile, State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) team has been pressed into the service to initiate the process of the road. Men and the machinery are on the job for dredging and creating additional flood channels.

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